Bejeweled and Bedazzled: Jewelry and Personal Adornment

January 26–June 9, 2019

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Shape and Shadow: The Sculpture of Larry Kagan

January 19–June 9, 2019

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Heavy Metal: Cast Iron Stoves of the Capital Region

December 15, 2018–August 18, 2019

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The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Now Open

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Ancient Egypt Galleries

Ongoing

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Museum Cafe

Stop by the cafe the next time you are at the museum or in downtown Albany.

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Albany Institute

Great Gifts at the Museum Shop

The Museum Shop offers a wide selection of local, regional, and specialty items and is a great place to shop for gifts!

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    Exhibitions

    Heavy Metal: Cast Iron Stoves of the Capital Region

    December 15, 2018—August 18, 2019

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30: Wire Sculpture
    Join us to use flexible wire to form interesting lines and shapes in abstract sculptures.

    VACATION ART BREAK

    Tuesday, April 23-Thursday, April 24, 9AM-Noon
    Ages 6-12
    $50 members, $65 non-members.  Register online

    ART WORKSHOPS

    Artist Elizabeth Zunon
    March 24 2:00-4:00pm
     
    Join us to paint your own personalized miniature version of the Dutch Clog sculpture on view in the museum's atrium.

    ADULT ART PROGRAMS:

    SKETCH CLUB

    Artist Carol Coogan
    Sunday, April 7, 2:00-4:00PM
    $20 non-members; $15 members

    Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art in the museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Artist Carol Coogan will offer insights on drawing techniques and observational skills and will be on hand for personal guidance as you complete your drawings.

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM

    Ages 6-12
    Join us as we explore creative movement, string art, painting, and more as we make beautiful pieces of art! In these weekly, three-day morning programs, children will create vibrant works of art inspired by our summer exhibitions and permanent collections. Summer class techniques will include drawing, painting, macramé, tile work, sculpture, and more
    Ages 3-5
    In this program, parents and children explore the museum's galleries, read stories, have a great time with sensory play exploration, and create exciting art projects!  This summer we'll explore color.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    LECTURE
    Early Political Jewelry

    Thursday, March 21, 5:30PM

    Thomas Keefe, Collector of Political Memorabilia

    Free admission

    FAMILY GALLERY TOURS
    Junior Interpreter Tours

    Saturday, March 23, 10AM—12PM
    Included with admission

    ART FOR ALL
    Drop in Art Making: Wire Sculpture

    Saturday, March 23, 10AM—4:30PM
    Included with admission

    ART WORKSHOP
    Dutch Clog Painting

    Sunday, March 24, 2—4PM

    $15 members, $20 non-members
    Ages 6+
    Register online

    MEMBER EVENT
    Annual Meeting of the Membership

    Monday, March 25, 5:30-7pm

    Join us for a our annual meeting of the membership!

    Free but RSVP required.